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Sun 18 Jun 2006
Liz Halliday scruitneering report

Liz Halliday scruitneering report

LIZ HALLIDAY ON PRE-EVENT SCRUTINEERING FOR THE 2006 24 HOURS OF LE MANS How was scrutineering this afternoon? Yes, it was fine. As drivers, we don't do very much when we're there. It was very hot though. Last year was very busy, with lots...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
G-Force Racing Test Day notes

G-Force Racing Test Day notes

Le Mans. G-Force's mission was successfully accomplished. Both 'new' drivers, Jean-François Leroch and Ed Morris completed their compulsory ten laps and in the coming ten days can start concentrating on qualifying. Having competed in last year's...

Flying Lizard Motorsports Test Day notes

Flying Lizard Motorsports Test Day notes

Flying Lizard Completes Successful Test Day at Le Mans June 4, 2006--Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France--The Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 80 Porsche had a successful run at today's test for the upcoming 24 Heures du Mans race in Le Mans, ...

Audi Test Day notes

Audi Test Day notes

Audi R10 TDI makes strong impression The Audi R10 TDI made a strong impression on its first laps on the "Circuit des 24 Heures" at Le Mans. All six Audi factory drivers were enthused about the new diesel sportscar at the end of the official ...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena enters series, receives Le Mans invite

Team Modena to compete in LMES and Le Mans 24 Hours Cirtek Motorsport ASTON MARTIN DBR9/101to run under new team identity A new British team fielding two Aston Martins will be competing in this year's Le Mans Endurance Series and Le Mans 24...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
Flying Lizard Motorsports final report

Flying Lizard Motorsports final report

Flying Lizard Finishes Fourth in GT2 at the 24 Heures du Mans; Top Three GT2 Positions Held by Three Different Manufacturers June 18, 2006--Circuit de la Sarthe, Le Mans, France--The Flying Lizard Motorsports No. 80 Porsche finished fourth in ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Petersen/White Lightning Racing adds sponsor

Petersen/White Lightning Racing adds sponsor

Price of Poker Worth Every Cent in Pursuit of Le Mans Glory LE MANS, France, June 13, 2006 - It's called the 'price of poker' in Las Vegas. The cost, and risk, you take in an attempt to "win it all." For Vegas-based Petersen Motorsports/ ...

Thu 22 Jun 2006
Pierre Ehret final report

Pierre Ehret final report

Second place in the GT category for Pierre Ehret at 24 Hours of Le Mans For a long time it promised to be a victory for Pierre Ehret at the 24 Hours of Le Mans but shortly before the end of the race severe problems with the gearbox crept up and...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Scuderia Ecosse Tuesday report

Scuderia Ecosse Tuesday report

UNDER PUBLIC SCRUTINY The Scuderia Ecosse team left the Le Mans circuit for a few hours yesterday to attend scrutineering in the Le Mans town centre. Scrutineering at Le Mans is very different to scrutineering at any other event. Rather than ...

Wed 31 May 2006
Johnny Mowlem test preview

Johnny Mowlem test preview

MOWLEM, ACEMCO TEAM HEAD FOR LE MANS TEST DATE Johnny Mowlem and his ACEMCO Motorsports teammates are ready for the challenge of the grueling summer time world famous sports car race, the 24 Hours of Le...

Thu 02 Mar 2006
Audi names driver teams

Audi names driver teams

Audi names driver teams for Le Mans Six Le Mans winners steer both Audi R10 racers Debut for diesel sportscar on 18 March at Sebring 12 Hours of Sebring as dress rehearsal for Le Mans Audi competes at the 24 Hours of Le Mans on 17/18 June with...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

Pirelli Motorsports 2006 preview

2006 WAS A VINTAGE YEAR FOR PIRELLI MOTORSPORTS! Three GT Championships for Pirelli-Shod Ferrari, Maserati & Porsche; Aston Martin Second by a Mere Three Points ROME, Georgia, Dec.4, 2006 If Pirelli was a fine wine instead of an ultra-high- ...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Scuderia Ecosse hour twelve report

Scuderia Ecosse hour twelve report

The Ferrari 430 has been running beautifully through the night at Le Mans. Andrew Kirkaldy got straight down to business during his double stint, hunting down the second placed Spyker, which he duly passed just before he pitted at 0040hrs to...

Tracy Krohn 24H pre-race notes

Tracy Krohn 24H pre-race notes

Krohn White Lightning on the next step to Le Mans 24 Hours Krohn Racing with White Lightning took the next step towards race day with the scrutineering and technical checks of the car and the drivers completing all the necessary formalities to...

Wed 06 Dec 2006
RML racers collect BRDC awards

RML racers collect BRDC awards

Mike Newton & Ray Mallock both receive BRDC Le Mans Awards Mike Newton and Ray Mallock have both been awarded with the prestigious BRDC (British Racing Drivers Club) Awards for their achievements in international motorsport. Mike Newton was...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Liz Halliday six hour report

Liz Halliday six hour report

IMPRESSIVE FIGHT-BACK FOR LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT RACING American driver Liz Halliday and the Intersport Racing team mounted an impressive fight-back from 49th place overall, following a problem with their Lola AER which resulted in five pit...

Sat 20 May 2006
Swiss Spirit drivers head to training camp

Swiss Spirit drivers head to training camp

SWISS SPIRIT DRIVERS HEAD TO THE MOUNTAINS FOR TRAINING CAMP WITH BERNIE SHROSBREE Harold Primat and Marcel Fassler, two of the three Swiss drivers who will compete in the forthcoming Le Mans 24 Hours for the newly formed Swiss Spirit racing...

Fri 23 Jun 2006
RML won Team Technical Excellence award

RML won Team Technical Excellence award

RML Win Team Award for Technical Excellence RML's sportscar team were double winners on Sunday when they were presented with the award for the team providing the best technical presentation during the Le Mans 24 Hours race. Not only did the...

Wed 24 May 2006
Flying Lizard Motorsports announce 2006 plans

Flying Lizard Motorsports announce 2006 plans

Flying Lizard Announces 24 Heures du Mans Plans for PortalPlayer/Flying Lizard No. 80 Porsche Entry May 23, 2006--Sonoma, Calif.--Flying Lizard announced today the team's plans for the upcoming 2006 24 Heures du Mans race in Le Mans,...

Mon 27 Feb 2006
Audi drivers fitness program summary

Audi drivers fitness program summary

Audi drivers in top form for new season DTM and sportscar drivers train in Bavaria Perfect fitness decisive on the race track New team mates are welcomed in family After one week of aqua jogging, spinning, weight training and many kilometres ...

Thu 13 Jul 2006
Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

Engine Developments new LMP1 engine for 2007

ENGINE DEVELOPMENTS ANNOUNCES NEW ENGINE FOR 2007 Engine Developments is today pleased to release the first details of its new, 5.5 litre LMP1 engine for the 2007 season. The engine is based on the highly successful GV5 S2 and will use the...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Corvette Racing Test Day notes

Corvette Racing Test Day notes

Corvette Racing Completes Trouble-Free Test at Le Mans Corvette C6.Rs Third and Fourth Fastest in Eight-Hour Test Session LE MANS, France - It was only a test, but Corvette Racing's twin Corvette C6.R race cars passed with flying colors as the...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Gregor Fisken Wednesday qualifying report

Gregor Fisken Wednesday qualifying report

ENCOURAGING START FOR FISKEN IN TRICKY CONDITIONS Heavy rain throughout the first qualifying session for the 2006 24 Hours of Le Mans caused consternation for many of the drivers taking to the circuit for the first time in earnest. Gregor...

Seikel Motorsport ten hour report

Seikel Motorsport ten hour report

The Seikel Motorsport Porsche 911 GT3 RSR remains in the lead of the GT3 class and has run smoothly so far. The team are pleased with they tyres and the progress they've made through the race. Also in GT3, Team Taisan ADVAN has moved up a place in...

Wed 07 Jun 2006
Pescarolo speeds away in first 24H testsHeadline

Pescarolo speeds away in first 24H tests

As much as Audi's new R10 TDI is feared and respected, it was Pescarolo Sport that set the early pace in the pre-race testing in preparation for the 2006 edition of the 24 Hours of Le Mans. Franck Montagny. Photo by Eric Gilbert. The...

Fri 19 May 2006
Johansson joins Lammers, Yoong for 2006 race

Johansson joins Lammers, Yoong for 2006 race

JOHANSSON JOINS YOONG AND LAMMERS FOR LE MANS 24 HOURS The RfH team has announced the third driver for its assault on the famed 24 Hours of Le Mans race, with Stefan Johansson joining Alex Yoong and Jan Lammers in the RfH sportscar. Johansson...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
Pirelli Competizioni final report

Pirelli Competizioni final report

PIRELLI-SHOD PANOZ WINS LE MANS First GT2 Victory Ever By Marque Other Than Porsche LE MANS, France, June 18, 2006 -- It's the longest and most challenging race in the world and, for this, it has become a legend in motor...

Sun 25 Jun 2006
RML 23 hour report

RML 23 hour report

The drivers were continuing with double stints and Andy would stay at the wheel for the next ninety minutes. Having briefly lost the overall position during the pitstop, the MG was swiftly eased back in front of the Team Modena Aston Martin when...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Courage Competition Test Day notes

Courage Competition Test Day notes

A promising first test session! New chassis, new engines, and new tires... A new challenge for Yves Courage and his team in Le Mans 2006! The new LMP1 LC70 prototype has come well up to the team's and the drivers' expectations during the...

Thu 12 Oct 2006
Audi R10 TDI drives through NYC

Audi R10 TDI drives through NYC

Audi R10 TDI drives through New York City Audi Forum New York City is officially opened Marco Werner in revolutionary diesel sportscar Emanuele Pirro drives Auto Union Type D It remains unbeaten on the race track to date and now it conquers ...

Fri 31 Mar 2006
Swiss Spirit confirmed for 2006

Swiss Spirit confirmed for 2006

SWISS SPIRIT, PRIMAT AND FASSLER CONFIRMED FOR LE MANS 24 HOURS Swiss Spirit, the team for which sportscar drivers Harold Primat and Marcel Fassler will race throughout 2006, has been accepted for entry into the world's greatest endurance race -...

Sun 18 Jun 2006
Audi drivers opinions on La Sarthe circuit

Audi drivers opinions on La Sarthe circuit

The Audi drivers' opinions on the Le Mans track Non-permanent track is venue for 24 hour race 13.650 kilometres with plenty of challenges Six Le Mans winners at the wheel of two Audi R10 TDI cars The "Circuit des 24 Heures", at a length of...

Mon 05 Jun 2006
Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz Test Day notes

Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz Test Day notes

ENGINE PROBLEMS HINDER MULTIMATIC PANOZ TEST Multimatic Motorsports Team Panoz finished with the fourth fastest GT2 class time at the annual 24 Hours of Le Mans test day despite a disrupted assault which restricted the team to only 32 laps ...

Sun 10 Dec 2006
Audi Paris auto show news

Audi Paris auto show news

Le Mans legends present new Audi R8 Tom Kristensen and Jacky Ickx at world debut in Paris Six-time Le Mans winner Ickx is new Audi representative Spectacular sports car with motorsport genes How close and intensive the link between ...

Wed 21 Jun 2006
Lister Storm final report

Lister Storm final report

Le Mans - a tale of accidents and punctures Saturday morning at Le Mans started with the warm-up at 9 a.m. - and our first puncture of the weekend on the first lap. Nicolas then set a time 4 seconds faster than his qualifying lap on Thursday -...

Mon 19 Jun 2006
Liz Halliday final report

Liz Halliday final report

GRITTY DRIVE REWARDS LIZ HALLIDAY AND INTERSPORT RACING AT LE MANS Europe-based American racing driver and equestrian Liz Halliday today realised one of her life's ambitions by completing the legendary 24 Hours of Le Mans, the world's greatest...